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Sematophyllaceae

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Sematophyllaceae is a family of mosses. It includes 40 genera with a total of about 150 species.[1] They occur nearly worldwide, especially in tropical and temperate regions.[1] These mosses are known commonly as signal mosses.[2]

These species form yellow to yellow-green mats with reddish stems.[1] They grow on rocks in wet or humid places.[2]

Genera include:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Sematophyllaceae. Flora of North America. Volume 28.
  2. ^ a b Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2005 onwards. Sematophyllaceae. The Moss Families of the British Isles. Version: 21 June 2009.
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Sematophyllaceae: Brief Summary

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Sematophyllaceae is a family of mosses. It includes 40 genera with a total of about 150 species. They occur nearly worldwide, especially in tropical and temperate regions. These mosses are known commonly as signal mosses.

These species form yellow to yellow-green mats with reddish stems. They grow on rocks in wet or humid places.

Genera include:

Acroporium Brotherella Donnellia Hageniella Heterophyllium Pylaisiadella Sematophyllum Taxithelium Wijkia
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